The Learning Commons is open!
If you need help from Tiger Tech, the Writing Center, or a librarian, you must make an appointment ahead of time. Most services are offered virtually. See the boxes below for information about how to make an appointment.
Only the upper level of the Learning Commons will be open:
The following policies and expectations must be followed:
Three individual private rooms are available for reservation on the lower level of the library for special circumstances only.
Special circumstances include:
Private rooms may not be reserved for:
Only 1 student per day may reserve a room. Requests will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis. To request a room, please email email@example.com. This email is consistently monitored Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm. A library staff member will follow up with more information.
Perkins Library is pleased to offer no contact checkout for books and other library materials. Follow the steps in the document below!
Items will be held for two weeks.
If you need help, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Seven days a week, Noon - Midnight (Central Time).
Virtual research consultations:
30 minute appointments via Zoom or phone
Social Sciences, College of Education, College of Business, Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC)
Sciences & Technology, Pre-Med/Pre-Health, RN-BSN, Fine Arts & Humanities, Archives
Virtual research help office hours:
Drop in to a Zoom meeting to ask your research questions. The Zoom waiting room will be enabled to allow one-on-one interactions, so there may be a short wait time.
Winter & Spring 2021: January 24th - May 9th
Consultations are done by appointment only with a trained writing consultant. They can be done in person or via Zoom. To schedule a consultation, please email email@example.com.
Virtual Drop-in Writing Help Desk
If you have a quick writing question that does not necessitate a writing consultation, use the Zoom link, Virtual Drop-In Writing Help Desk, to talk to a writing consultant. The hours for the help desk are Monday - Thursday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
To submit a final draft paper for proofreading, please follow the instructions at doane.edu/the-writing-center